Deadline: March 04, 2016

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Job Description:  The IRB Analyst I is responsible for staffing the Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects (CPHS) and its Institutional Review Boards (IRB). They help ensure that the IRB’s work is accomplished in a timely manner. The IRB Analyst-I works closely with the Chair CPHS, the IRB Chairs and Vice Chairs and reports to directly to the Director, Human Subjects Research. The IRB Analyst I may be assigned to work under the direction of an IRB Analyst II. Analysts help ensure that the Hospital’s clinical research activities are conducted in compliance with institutional SOPs and international, federal, state, and local rules and regulations and ethical principles regarding the use of human subjects in research. They ensure that research activities at the Hospital involving human subjects are conducted in a manner that protects the safety, rights, and welfare of participants. 


  • BA/BS degree (biology, psychology or other clinical research-related area) or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in IRB administration, clinical research or other humans subjects protection-related job. Direct and obvious relevance to regulatory compliance and research with human subjects
  • Basic skills and knowledge of federal regulations pertaining to research, ICH GCP, and HIPAA 
  • Basic knowledge of clinical research and familiarity with medical terminology
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to independently prioritize, organize and efficiently deal with a multiple ongoing activities
  • Must be mature, self-motivated and responsible; must be able to initiate and complete routine and non-routine tasks.
  • Ability to work as an effective team member. 
  • Familiarity MS Word required; experience with computerized databases and MS Windows operating system environment helpful.  

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Requisition #:  15-38662

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